One of the unique features of IvyCap fund is its endowment initiative. IvyCap Ventures allocates a portion of its profits from its startup investments to the alma maters of its investors. This approach aims to provide support specifically to student and alumni entrepreneurs within these institutes.

IvyCap has already given back around INR 2 Crores to 10 Indian educational institutions from its Fund 1 profit.

Also, in 2019, IvyCap Ventures established India's first Endowment fund at IIT Delhi, pioneering the way for sustainable initiatives and addressing the shortage of endowment funds in Indian educational institutions compared to global counterparts.

Progress By Institutes

Goals of the Initiative

Support Research that
Grows into Sustainable Businesses

Help in running
Entrepreneurship-related Events

Fund Startups
from the Institutes


Supported Institutes

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Empowering India’s Startup Ecosystem: Insights from Vikram Gupta of IvyCap Ventures

Gupta’s interview highlighted the organization's commitment to nurturing startups and strengthening educational institutions.
At ET Edge Insights, we had the privilege of hosting Vikram Gupta, Founder and Managing Partner of IvyCap Ventures for an exclusive interview conducted by Nehal S Dua – Sr Manager at ET Edge. The discussion focussed on various aspects of the Indian startup ecosystem and the role of venture capital. IvyCap Ventures has been instrumental in supporting and shaping India’s startup landscape, and Gupta shared insights into the organization’s vision and mission.